Whenever you think of a holiday and close your eyes you imagine paradise. You will definitely see a deserted tropical island or even a snowy peak, but has anyone dreamt of overwater bungalows, situated over the ocean. These hotel rooms are on stilts.
Everything about the floating accommodations screams off-the-grid and romantic, a true once-in-a-lifetime bucket list experience. Boasting of the traditional thatched roofs, outdoor showers and stunning panoramic views of the sparkling crystal-clear waters, these luxury resorts are the epitome of paradise. Overwater bungalows see that you are just steps away from glistering waters, enveloped in the ultimate vacation paradise.
Some of the world’s best overwater bungalows come with a huge wraparound decks, private plunge pools, glass-panelled floors and very important thing a ladder leading down the water.
Here are some of the world’s best overwater bungalows:
FOUR SEASONS RESORT BORA BORA, FRENCH POLYNESIA: Bora Bora is a five-pearl resort filled with romantic atmosphere. Right from honeymooners to families and a variety of travellers come here to experience the incredible beauty of the island and its crystalline lagoon. Overwater Bungalows here are totally secluded and exclusive resort. From the overwater bungalows you can have a stunning view of mountain Otemanu. The resort is designed with the Polynesian décor. You’ll find a breath taking infinity pool near a beautiful beach and protected lagoon. One can unwind at the spa. There are four restaurants that are famous for French cuisine.
HOTEL PALAFITTE, MONRUZ SWITZERLAND: It is built on stilts over Lake Neuchatel in the three lakes Region of Switzerland. The unique hotel is Europe’s only overwater accommodation and offer luxury amenities along with those awe-inspiring lake views. Morning sunrises are particularly spectacular and the moon shimmers on the lake with the Alps in the distance. There are also activities like sailing winery tours, hiking and more.
AITUTAKI LAGOON RESORT AND SPA, COOKS ISLAND: It is situated on a private island 400 miles of TAHITI. This is the only resort in the COOK Islands with overwater bungalows that offer direct access to the magnificent lagoon where they have a panoramic view. Tourist are lucky to experience some of the glorious sunsets when the lagoon is transformed into a blaze of yellow, red, pink and orange that dances across its surfaces. Island night features a lively show focused on Cook island culture dancing, singing and drumming. They have host of outdoor activities, including Kayaking, snorkelling and Motu walking or wading through the shallow, clear waters between islets.
Taj Exotica Resort and spa, Maldives: It is one of the best overwater bungalows in the world. It combines both top notch gourmet food and a romantic atmosphere. Spend your days choosing from one of the resorts daily excursion, such as romantic cruise and end you day in a spa with rejuvenating massages and body scrubs.
Cocoa Island Maldives: the overwater bungalows in Cocoa Island is something different compares to other overwater bungalows because of its designs. In the place of thatched roof, guest rooms are built to look like traditional dhoni boats. The butlers in the resort are very helpful by arranging romantic dinners, snorkelling tours. Shark viewing is especially for experienced divers.
So if you have ever dreamt of staying in tropical ocean villas situated off the coast of a remote island then start enjoying your dream vacation on the luxurious overwater bungalows.